The business is always changing

I have been following several discussions lately about the nature of “the business”. People rue the passing of the old ways and the coming of new ways that seem to work against us. But it has always been thus. In the mid-1800s, Wagner took opera in a new direction that mystified the Italians. A whole […]

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Changing Vocal Identity

A colleague recently posted a question about this situation: A student makes great progress on an exercise leading to better vocal function, but does not take that better function to his singing. “Everything reverts to the way it was” as soon as he starts singing. It frustrates both teacher and student. I am reproducing my […]

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